69 episodes

Swole Radio answers all of your questions on natural bodybuilding. I'm a medical doctor, pro natural men's physique athlete, and YouTuber based in Vancouver, Canada.

I seek to promote science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. This will involve interviewing the top athletes, coaches, and scientists in bodybuilding.

If that sounds like it will help you, join me by subscribing!

- Bill Wong, MD (Dr. Swole)

Swole Radio Bill Wong MD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 10 Ratings

Swole Radio answers all of your questions on natural bodybuilding. I'm a medical doctor, pro natural men's physique athlete, and YouTuber based in Vancouver, Canada.

I seek to promote science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. This will involve interviewing the top athletes, coaches, and scientists in bodybuilding.

If that sounds like it will help you, join me by subscribing!

- Bill Wong, MD (Dr. Swole)

    69. Mike Israetel's Training Program Analysis

    69. Mike Israetel's Training Program Analysis

    I had Dr. Mike Israetel (co-founder of Renaissance Periodization and Team Full-ROM) back on the Swole Radio Podcast to discuss his current training set-up (during contest prep). We discuss:



    1:10 training split

    9:34 main movements, underrated exercises

    29:11 training volume

    38:45 intensity techniques

    53:57 progression & mesocycle design



    -------------------------------



    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

    Dream Physique Nutrition Course: https://dr-swole.thinkific.com/courses/dream-physique-nutrition



    -------------------------------



    Follow me on social media:



    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/DrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/



    -------------------------------



    About me: I'm a medical doctor and pro natural physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share the female perspective on dating and relationships, and to inspire men to chase excellence and transform their lives.



    -------------------------------



    Disclaimers: Opinions captured in these videos do not necessarily reflect the views of the creators. Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this video. 

    • 1 hr 10 min
    68. Eric Helms Pro Card Win | 2023 Season Recap

    68. Eric Helms Pro Card Win | 2023 Season Recap

    Dr. Eric Helms is back on Swole Radio to recap his 2023 season, where he turned pro as a bodybuilder in the WNBF and competing in WNBF Worlds. We cover:



    1:08 Thought process behind planning prep

    6:50 Diet/macros in the off-season vs. prep

    11:22 Meal structure

    24:47 Rates of loss

    34:44 Diet manipulations to make prep easier

    43:38 Training for powerlifting & bodybuilding

    51:11 Training periodization techniques

    54:32 What was different about this prep?

    59:24 What changes does Eric expect and how will he achieve them?



    Find Eric:

    https://www.youtube.com/@Team3DMJ

    IG: @helms3dmj



    -------------------------------



    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

    Dream Physique Nutrition Course: https://dr-swole.thinkific.com/courses/dream-physique-nutrition



    -------------------------------



    Follow me on social media:



    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/DrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/



    -------------------------------



    About me: I'm a medical doctor and pro natural physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share the female perspective on dating and relationships, and to inspire men to chase excellence and transform their lives.



    -------------------------------



    Disclaimers: Opinions captured in these videos do not necessarily reflect the views of the creators. Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this video. 

    • 1 hr 13 min
    67. Jeff Alberts (The Godfather) - 5th in the World at Age 52

    67. Jeff Alberts (The Godfather) - 5th in the World at Age 52

    I had Jeff Alberts (The Godfather) back on Swole Radio to discuss his 2023 prep and some natural bodybuilding wisdom.



    Find Jeff: 

    https://3dmusclejourney.com/

    IG: @3dmj_godfather



    -------------------------------



    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

    Dream Physique Nutrition Course: https://dr-swole.thinkific.com/courses/dream-physique-nutrition



    -------------------------------



    Follow me on social media:



    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/DrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/



    -------------------------------



    About me: I'm a medical doctor and pro natural physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share the female perspective on dating and relationships, and to inspire men to chase excellence and transform their lives.



    -------------------------------



    Disclaimers: Opinions captured in these videos do not necessarily reflect the views of the creators. Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this video. 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    66. Max Coleman: Drop Sets, Rep Progression, Deloads

    66. Max Coleman: Drop Sets, Rep Progression, Deloads

    I had Max Coleman on to speak about some new studies out of Brad Schoenfeld’s group. We cover these studies (and more):


    Muscular adaptations in drop set vs. traditional training: a meta-analysis
    Progressive overload without progressing load? The effects of load or repetition progression on muscular adaptations
    The effects of a one-week deload period during supervised resistance training on muscular adaptations



    -------------------------------



    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

    Dream Physique Nutrition Course: https://dr-swole.thinkific.com/courses/dream-physique-nutrition



    -------------------------------



    Follow me on social media:



    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/DrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/



    -------------------------------



    About me: I'm a medical doctor and pro natural physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share the female perspective on dating and relationships, and to inspire men to chase excellence and transform their lives.



    -------------------------------



    Disclaimers: Opinions captured in these videos do not necessarily reflect the views of the creators. Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this video. 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    65. Eric Helms: Calories & Macros For Fat Loss

    65. Eric Helms: Calories & Macros For Fat Loss

    I had Dr. Eric Helms back on the Swole Radio Podcast to discuss optimal calories and macros for fat loss. We discuss:



    0:35 Muscle and strength pyramids

    7:19 How do you find maintenance calories?

    15:06 Choosing a calorie deficit

    26:00 For more advanced bodybuilders, how fast can you lose fat without losing muscle?

    29:03 How will you know you’re losing muscle?

    32:04 Protein for fat loss

    37:53 Protein in the offseason vs. in contest prep

    40:17 Does speed of digestion matter for protein?

    42:37 Carbs for fat loss

    46:06 Minimum requirements for fat intake

    55:54 Contest prep update from Eric



    Find Eric:

    https://3dmusclejourney.com/

    IG: @helms3dmj



    New Bodybuilding Program Design Course:

    https://www.3dmjvault.com/courses/bodybuilding-program-design



    -------------------------------



    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

    Dream Physique Nutrition Course: https://dr-swole.thinkific.com/courses/dream-physique-nutrition



    -------------------------------



    Follow me on social media:



    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/DrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/



    -------------------------------



    About me: I'm a medical doctor and pro natural physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.



    -------------------------------



    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    64. Dr. Pak: Minimalist Training, Changes in Contest Prep, Deloading

    64. Dr. Pak: Minimalist Training, Changes in Contest Prep, Deloading

    A great episode with Dr. Pak Androulakis-Korakakis - PhD, coach at Stronger by Science, and chief editor of the REPS Research Review. We talk about some new research on minimalist training, changes that happen in contest prep, and deloading. 



    Find Dr. Pak :

    https://linktr.ee/drpak

    On IG: @dr__pak



    -------------------------------



    Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS

    (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it)

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/



    -------------------------------



    Follow me on social media:



    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/DrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/



    -------------------------------



    About me: I'm a medical doctor and pro natural physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.



    -------------------------------



    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Tsumtsumplaya ,

Informative!

Very informative and interesting! Can’t wait for the next episode!

joewiththeabs ,

Excellent Podcast

This is a fantastic podcast. Very informative!

biz2828 ,

Great podcast

Excellent material Bill! Keep up the good work

Top Podcasts In Health & Fitness

Huberman Lab
Scicomm Media
Nothing much happens: bedtime stories to help you sleep
iHeartPodcasts
On Purpose with Jay Shetty
iHeartPodcasts
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Ten Percent Happier
The Peter Attia Drive
Peter Attia, MD
Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee
Dr Rangan Chatterjee: GP & Author

You Might Also Like

3D Muscle Journey
3D Muscle Journey
The Revive Stronger Podcast
Revive Stronger
Iron Culture
Eric Helms & Omar Isuf
RP Strength Podcast
Nick Shaw
Dave Tate's Table Talk
elitefts.com
Mark Bell's Power Project
Mark Bell's Power Project